About Amanda Shanahan

Amanda Shanahan

Amanda Shanahan

Amanda is a native of the City of Syracuse where she stills lives with her high school sweetheart/husband, two teenagers, and dog. Growing up with a large vegetable garden and yard full of fruit trees, Amanda's love for healthy eating and living began early in life. She loves to travel, read, try new fitness classes and equipment, and spend time with her kids. Amanda is a registered dietitian and Corporate Wellness Program Manager with Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

Posts by Amanda Shanahan

8 Last-Minute Healthy Gifts For The Holidays

If you’re scrambling to find the perfect gift for that special someone, it’s not too late to give the gift of health. Here are some healthy options: A journal for recording your thoughts, activities or goals A subscription to a health-related magazine. Cooking Light is my favorite A recipe organizer to keep track of your…Read More »

15 Ways to Stop Stress Now

You’re stressed. But you don’t have to cruise to a tropical island to relieve your stress or anxiety. Here are some simple ideas to get you out of your rut: Drink a cup of hot tea. Breathe … deeply. Step outside. Breathe in the fresh air. Have lunch with a co-worker, friend or family member.…Read More »

6 Things to Do for Yourself this Holiday Season

Staying healthy (and sane) throughout the holiday season is more than just tackling a holiday weight-loss challenge or cutting back on the fruit cake. It’s about adopting an active, lifelong process of balancing and integrating all aspects of your life for optimal health. There are actually six elements of wellness that reflects the whole person;…Read More »